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2021 Edward R. Murrow Awards

Since 1971, RTDNA has been honoring outstanding achievements in broadcast and digital journalism with the Edward R. Murrow Awards. Among the most prestigious in news, the Murrow Awards recognize local and national news stories that uphold the RTDNA Code of Ethics, demonstrate technical expertise and exemplify the importance and impact of journalism as a service to the community. 

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RTDNA introduced the Student Edward R. Murrow Awards in 2015.  The Student awards recognize individuals or teams of students for excellence in audio, video and digital reporting and newscasts.

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The 2021 award entry period is now closed.

The entry deadline was Feb. 18 at 5pm ET. Late entries were accepted with a $40 late fee per entry through Feb. 22 at 5pm ET.

How to enter:
  1. Create an award entry account.
  2. Complete the entry form.
  3. Enter your membership information, if applicable, to trigger the member discount.
  4. Submit the link to your media and, if necessary, upload supplemental documents.
  5. Confirm your entry information is correct and add to your cart.
  6. Provide payment information to submit for judging.